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Saturday, December 2, 2023

Xiaomi’s Smartphones Play for 2020 – The Year of 9’s!

Redmi Note 9 Pro by Xiaomi embodies the brand’s mantra of 9. Launched on mid June of this year, this phone was an instant hit in the local market.

Xiaomi officially started operations in Bangladesh almost 2 years back and has successfully been able to become one of the top few brands in the country today. The philosophy of the brand to provide ‘innovation for all’ has redefined the smartphone sector completely. With the best of technology now made accessible for masses, Xiaomi has been able to establish itself as a leader in technology across the globe. Smartphones have always been at the core of their product lineup and this year too; the brand has introduced a number of interesting smartphone options for users in Bangladesh.

This year has been the year of the number ‘9’ for Xiaomi in the Redmi series. The brand has launched an array of smartphones in the Redmi series and most of them are in the 9 number sequence. From entry-level phones to mid-range segment, users can find a variety of offerings at multiple price points with desired features in this mix. Let’s take a look at all these products and some of their top specifications:

Redmi 9

This entry-level smartphone touts major upgrades from its predecessor, including an all-purpose AI quad-camera set up, 6.53’’ FHD+ Dot Drop display, powerful chipset and edgy design. As the first entry-level Redmi smartphone to feature an all-purpose quad-camera set up, Redmi 9 specializes in capturing life’s special moments with premium camera features, including Kaleidoscope and Palm Shutter. Featuring a 6.53’’ FHD+ Dot Drop display, Redmi 9 offers an optimal visual experience with crystal-clear detail at your fingertips. On the performance front, Redmi 9 sports an optimized MediaTek Helio G80 SoC, delivering a 207% improved performance over its predecessor. Paired with a 5020mAh large capacity battery, Redmi 9 packs the power you need for everyday work and play. The phone even supports 18W fast charging technology to keep your sideline time to a minimum so you can get back in the game. Available in three stunning colours, this smartphone is available starting at Tk. 14,999/-.

Redmi 9A

This smartphone is the second one in the series to have been launched in Bangladesh. An entry-level smartphone, it comes with a powerful chipset and premium features. This device is equipped with a massive 6.53” Dot Drop display for an immersive viewing experience. It also comes with a 5,000mAh high-capacity battery that satisfies users who want to do more and enjoy more on their phone. Redmi 9A features the MediaTek Helio G25, an octa-core gaming chipset, which allows for a smooth day-to-day operating experience. It also sports the AI-optimized 13MP rear camera that can quickly and easily capture crisp and clear images in a variety of situations. Redmi 9A comes in three colour variants: Granite Gray, Peacock Green, Sky Blue and starts at Tk. 9,999/-.

Redmi 9C

Redmi 9C is atriple camera champion with a massive display. The device comes equipped with a splendid 6.53” Dot Drop display for a spectacular viewing experience and a massive 5000mAh battery that lasts longer for those users who need to use the device extensively for stretched periods. Redmi 9C features MediaTek Helio G35, an octa-core gaming chipset which can go up to 2.3GHz. The device sports a 13MP main camera, 2MP depth sensor, 2MP macro camera and an LED flash. Like its predecessors in the series, Redmi 9C also supports dual 4G standby SIM cards with a dedicated microSD card slot and comes with a 3.5mm headphone jack. Starting at Tk. 10,999/-, it is available for purchase in three gorgeous colours- Midnight Gray, Sunrise Orange and Twilight Blue.

Redmi Note 9

Redmi Note 9 brings photography to the forefront with a 48MP main camera and 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens. Its 2MP macro lens and 2MP depth sensor complete the quad-camera setup, capturing beautiful images from all angles. A 13MP camera is positioned in-display to allow for maximum front screen display size. Redmi Note 9 flaunts an all-new look with the immersive 6.53” DotDisplay protected by a Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5 on the front. Under the hood, Redmi Note 9 has a MediaTek Helio G85 processor making it the world’s first smartphone to feature the new chipset. The device comes with a 5020mAh (battery with 18W fast charging support, making it an ideal companion for on-the-go users. This device retails at Tk. 18,999/- and is up for grabs in Forest Green, Midnight Grey and Polar White colours.

Redmi Note 9S

Redmi Note 9S carries forward the legacy of the Redmi Note series, bringing cutting-edge performance and refined camera experience to the segment. It is the most competitive smartphone in its price segment featuring the latest Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 720G. The 8nm Process Technology enables it to run 1 – 1.5° cooler for sustained peak performance than many other 12nm chipsets. Redmi Note 9S’ 48MP Samsung ISOCELL Bright GM2 sensor builds upon its predecessor to bring true 48MP photography by bringing features like Smart ISO, enabling better results in the toughest of lighting conditions. The 48MP sensor is coupled with an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens, a 2MP depth sensor and a 5MP macro sensor that lets you go as close as 2cm to the subject and support for 1080p macro video. For selfie lovers, there’s a 16MP sensor in the front. With the side-mounted fingerprint scanner that sits flush on the matt-finish midframe, Redmi Note 9S facilitates a natural approach to unlocking. You can buy this smartphone at Tk. 24,999/- and in three stunning colours namely- Interstellar Grey, Aurora Blue and Glacier White.

Redmi Note 9 Pro

Powering the Redmi Note 9 Pro is the performance-focused Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 720G, an 8nm chipset featuring a custom Kryo architecture. The 16.9cm (6.67) FHD+ DotDisplay with a 20:9 Cinematic Screen brings an immersive experience and the in-display camera on the front eliminates the notch making it Redmi’s largest ever display on a smartphone. Redmi Note 9 Pro features a massive 5020mAh battery while maintaining a slim profile and comes with a 33W fast charger in the box. The device features a quad camera setup consisting of 64MP Samsung ISOCELL Bright GW1 sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide sensor with a 119° field of view, industry-leading 5MP macro sensor and a 2MP depth sensor. The front is adorned by a large 16MP sensor enabling high-quality photography, videography and AI Face Unlock. Users can now shoot selfies in dark environments thanks to the front camera night mode for the first time in a Redmi smartphone. Redmi Note 9 Pro has 3 colour variants namely Glacier White, Interstellar Grey, Tropical Green and will be available at Tk. 25,999/-.


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